Can anyone dive?
Pregnant women and anyone with severe asthma,
sinus infections, heart problems and any other
difficulties affecting breathing are prevented
from diving. (Unfortunately anyone arriving
with a cold or ear infection will be unable
Will I need a medical check?
On day one you will be asked to complete and
sign a medical indemnity form. If any of your
answers cause concern to the Dive Operator,
you may be asked to undertake a medical examination.
Do I need to be a strong swimmer?
No, but you will be required to demonstrate
that you can swim 200 metres.
How deep will I dive?
As a beginner when you first start training,
you will dive to the bottom of a swimming pool
and gradually progress to deeper dives at a
maximum of 18 metres in the sea.
How long does a dive last?
As a rule, the deeper the dive, the shorter
you dive on average you will have 30/40
minutes bottom time
Can I dive and fly on the same day?
No! You should not dive within 24 hours of arrival
Do I need to book in advance of my holiday?
As Scuba diving is popular, we strongly recommend
you book before you travel otherwise you may
be disappointed to find courses fully booked
on your arrival in
If you require any help, please contact us on
For the less adventurous, snorkelling can be
enjoyed at bays all over the island particularly
at Speyside, Pigeon Point (Buccoo Reef) Mt.
Irvine and Store Bay where equipment can be
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